Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Jacob Foerster[1, 2]

Male 1830 - 1908  (78 years)


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  • Name Jacob Foerster 
    Born 1830  , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1852  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Lutheran 
    Residence 1858  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Residence 1861  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Lutheran 
    Occupation 1881  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-32795 
    Died 8 Dec 1908  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: Bright's Disease 
    Buried Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Heidelburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I32795  Generations
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2021 

    Father Ludwig Foerster,   b. 5 Jan 1803, , Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1893, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria Ziegler,   b. CALC 19 May 1806, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1851  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1828  Epfenbach, Epfenbach, , Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F28039  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Helena Meinhardt,   b. 1831, , Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Jan 1858  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10
    Children 
     1. Marie "Mary" Foerster,   b. 6 Oct 1858, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1946, Crosshill, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Augusta Foerster,   b. 31 Jan 1860, Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1939, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Jacob M. Foerster,   b. 28 Jun 1863, Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Henry Foerster,   b. 1865, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Andrew Foerster,   b. 1866, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F9978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Koenig,   b. Abt 1825, of, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Children 
     1. George Foerster,   b. 7 Aug 1855, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F46595  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • On Thursday of last week there were buried in the Lutheran cemetery have the earthly remains of Jacob Foerster, who died of Bright's disease raving been seriously ill only a week. Deceased had been twice married. His first wife died in 1857 and the second one seven years ago. One son of the first wife survives and 2 sons and 2 daughters of the second wife. For a number of years he had lived with his daughter, Mrs. John Rank, Con. 7, Wellesley township. He leaves four brothers, who were present at the funeral, namely, Frederick and Andrew, of Heidelberg, Louis of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Valentine, of Cranbrook, Ont.


      Elmira Advertiser 19 Dec 1908

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Jacob Streicher Born: Wilmont Tp Waterloo Co. Ont Age: 27 Father: Yost Streicher Mother: Anna Wettlaufer Born: abt 1856 Spouse: Augusta Foerster Age: 23 born: Wellesley Tp Ont Father: Jacob Foerster Mother: Helena Meinhardt married 20 Nov 1883 married: Waterloo, Heidelberg

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 011687-85.
      John Rank, 27, occ. Farmer, b. Wellesley Twp, res. Wellesley Twp, son of Jacob Rank and Catharine Veik Married Maria Foerster, 26, b. Wellesley Twp, res. Wellesley Twp, daughter of Jacob Foerster and Helena Meinhardt (?), Witn Henry Rank and Jacob Foerster both of Wellesley, 20 January 1885 In Heidelberg.

    3. [S113] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1881, Division 1 Page 47.

    4. [S269] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1871, Div. 4, Pg. 41.

    5. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 1 Pg. 15.

    6. [S855] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1861, Div. 9 Page 55.

    7. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Jacob Forster b. Baden res: Wellesley Township Age: 28 born abt 1830 father: Ludwig mother: Maria Zeigler married Helene Meinhardt Age:: 27 born abt 1831 b. Darmstadt Spouse res: Wellesley Township father: John mother: Christina Hesreth married 19 Jan 1858 county: Waterloo

    8. [S956] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Advertiser, "Obituary of Jacob Foerster," 19 Dec 1908.

    9. [S2266] Deutschland, Heiraten, 1558-1929, Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M93481-2 , System Origin: Germany-EASy , GS Film number: 1189285.
      Ludwig Foerster Spouse's Name: Maria Ziegler Event Date: 15 Nov 1828 Event Place: Epfenbach, Baden, Germany Father's Name: Georg Adam Foerster Mother's Name: Katharina Grab Spouse's Father's Name: Friedrich Ziegler Spouse's Mother's Name: Barbara Bergdoll

    10. [S1030] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Jacob Werth Marriage Register, 1858-1859.
      Jacob FORSTER, 28, b. Baden, of Welleslei, s/o Ludwig Forster & Maria ZIEGLER married Helene MEINHARDT, 27, b. Darmstadt, of Welleslei, d/o Johannes Meinhardt & Christina HISRITH, witn: Ludwig Förster & Auguste LÖFFLER, both of Welleslei, 19 January 1858.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1830 - , Baden, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1852 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1858 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Jan 1858 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1861 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1871 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Bright's Disease - 8 Dec 1908 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Heidelburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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